Song Of Songs (2001) 63'
Funded in part by a UC President's Fellowship Grant and the UC Berkeley Consortium for the Arts
Premiered by Elissa Johnston, Charles Blandy, the Chamber Chorus of the University of California, Berkeley, and the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players
David Milnes, conductor
March 2002, CAL Performances, Berkeley
Soprano, tenor, female chorus, and chamber orchestra:
1(pic)-1-2-0; 2-1-0-0; 2 perc; 2 pf; 1-2-0-1
Sephardisms II (1998) 16'
Written for the Chamber Chorus of the University of California, Berkeley
Premiered by the Chamber Chorus of the University of California, Berkeley
Marika Kuzma, conductor
February 1998, Santa Cruz
Mixed chamber choir
Cancion de Delgadina (1994) 13'
Text: Pablo Neruda
Written for Margaret Bishop
Shir Ha Shirim (1986) 15'
Text: excerpts from the Book of Solomon
Commissioned by ISCM, Argentina
Premiered by Grupo Encuentros
Alicia Terzian, conductor
September 1986, Buenos Aires
Fl; cl; vn; vc; pf; mezzosoprano
Introduzione (1986) 12'
Text: Yemenite traditional Sabbath song
Written for and premiered by Barbara Haffner
April 1987, Chicago
vc; Yemenite singer (part available on tape)
Sephardisms (1985) 12'
Text: quotes from various Sephardic songs
Written for the University of Chicago Motet Choir
mixed chamber choir